The Deanesly Centre is a purpose built centre open in June 1996 and is built around an open courtyard within the grounds of New Cross Hospital. The centre serves a population of one million, covering Wolverhampton, Dudley, the Wyre Forrest, Walsall and part of South Staffordshire.
We provide a full complement of high quality clinical and support services. We have Clinical Oncology Consultants and Medical Oncology Consultants who also hold satellite clinics in Dudley and Cannock. In addition we have Consultant Haematologists who provide the clinical haematology service. Finally, Palliative Care Consultants with links to local Hospices provide a specialist car service. Staff work very closely with other members across the Trust who are involved in the provision of cancer services; including involvement in multi-disciplinary meetings with specialist teams.
The Deanesly Centre offers the following services to its patients;
- Counselling/Psychology Service
- Lymphoedema Service
- Access to Benefits Advice Clinics
- Look Good Feel Better Workshops
- Complementary Therapies
- The Macmillan Support and Information Centre is part of the Directorate and all patients are referred
- Acute Oncology Service
Facilities within the Deanesley Centre consist of:-
- Outpatient Clinic Suite – Oncology and Haematology
- Day case Chemotherapy Unit (Snowdrop Suite)
- Radiotherapy Treatment Unit
- Psychology Office
- Phlebotomy Service
- Hair/wig salon
We have a comfortable waiting room and you are welcome to have a friend or family member accompany you for your visit.
- Deanesly ward
- Medical Physics Department
- Commercial trial offices
- Clinical trials office
The Deanesly Centre has its own coffee shop, open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, which is located in the main reception area. It provides hot and cold snacks for patients, staff and visitors. There is also a courtyard with outdoor seating for use in fine weather.
Our Outpatient Chemotherapy unit is open from 8am to 7pm and we treat around 6 patients per day. The unit is nurse led and offers a range of services including ambulatory care and a scalp cooling service to our patients.
The Deanesly Centre has its own dedicated oncology ward. Deanesly ward focuses on treatments such as I/P Chemotherapy symptom control radioactive iodine as well as housing beds which can be used for brachytherapy radiation treatments. The ward is comprised of single, twin and four bedded rooms. Durnall Unit (B) provides a triage and day-case service and is open 8am-6pm Monday to Friday. The Clinical haematology Unit (CHU) is based in the Heart and Lung Centre.